Climate Rush activists demonstrated outside the Tate Britain, which is sponsored by BP, to mourn those that lost lives, as well as environmental damage resulting from the Deepwater Horizon disaster which began on this day last year. London, UK, 20/04/2011.
Climate change activists against BP sponsorship of art and the Tate Museums slept on the floor of the Tate Modern after 2pm with banners and BP eye shades, waking up at 2:15 to demonstrate further.
Protesters breached the gates of excel during BP's AGM. A teary eyed Diane Wilson from Texas covered her face and hands with oil and was arrested for breach of the peace whilst Axel Kohler-Schnura demandined entry as a shareholder.
Protesters gathered outside of ExCel in London where BP were holding their Annual General Meeting. A heavy police presence was in force.
Sunday 17 April 2011, 2PM at Tate Modern, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
Around 500 activists from various climate groups descended on the Coryton oil refinery near Stanford-le-Hope to impose a blockade preventing oil tankers from leaving and were successful until the evening. Coryton, United Kingdom, 16/10/2010
Activists against BP gathered outside Oxford Circus tube station at 1pm to be taken to a secret location in order to demonstrate against the Tar Sands industry and the Sunrise Project. London, United Kingdom, 10/04/2010.
Protest in Trafalgar Square opposite Canada House against the extraction of Tar Sands in Canada. The protest was aimed at Royal Dutch Shell, British Petroleum and the Royal Bank of Scotland. London, United Kingdom, 13/02/2010.
Climate Camp occupies Trafalgar Square to protest against the corporation-friendly 'solutions' to climate change that will be touted at the COP 15 Climate Conference in Copenhagen.
Market solutions (ie scams) such as carbon offset schemes are a dangerous distraction from this 11th hour chance to prevent runaway climate change. The only effective solution is to decarbonise our economies as fast as …